Doctor of Education
(honoris causa) DEd
Graeme Murray is a 2006 Paralympic gold medalist and two-time IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship gold medalist from Gravenhusrt, Ontario. Prior to his retirement from the national team, Murray represented Canada at four Paralympics and five IPC World Championships. In the Turin Paralympics in 2006, Murray helped team Canada win a gold medal. He scored the winning goal for Canada in the gold medal final at the 2013 IPC World Championships. He was the youngest player on the Canadian team at the 2002 Paralympic Games in Salt Lake City. In his international career, he ranks tied for third in all-time games played, sixth in scoring and second in scoring among defencemen. Off the ice, Murray is a motivational speaker and talks regularly to students throughout Canada about his experiences on and off the ice.
Murray received an honorary doctorate of Education on June 10, 2015.